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How to prevent web users from being able to list the content of a directory?

Posted on 2001-09-12
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Hi,

I have a PHP application residing on a server. The PHP source files are stored in directories and sub directories. I would like to make sure that the web users CANNOT list the content of these directories containing the source files.

I saw some .htaccess files in the httpd.conf file. But I don't know how to use them, nor if they are the answer to my problem.

Any idea?

Stephane/Stockholm

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Turn 'Indexes' option off -- server-wide or locally.  
(See description of 'Options' configuration file directive
for more information.)
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You should post a comment instead of an answer, so that others would have the possibility to participate in this exchange of suggestions.

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Have you a running example of your suggestion?
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